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Sr. Field Service Engineer – Switchgear Commissioning – Western U.S. – Direct Hire

Western U.S. Territory, WA

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Sr. Field Service Engineer – Switchgear Commissioning – Western U.S. – Direct Hire

  • Do you have 3+ years of switchgear commissioning experience in manufacturing automation, industrial or datacenter environment? (This is a must have for the position)
  • Are you looking for a career opportunity in a very critical and stable industry - power distribution equipment?
  • Are you able to work at customer sites up to 80% of the time in a very large territory with many days of overnight travel?
  • Would you like to work for a very professional and service focused team that pay hourly with extensive OT pay?

We are working with an international OEM of power distribution equipment that is searching for a Sr. Field Service Engineer on a direct hire basis for the Western U.S. territory that will work at the customer sites up to 80% supporting the maintenance, repair and commissioning of switchgear, switchgear communications and controls for primarily datacenters and industrial automation.


Note: This position pays $40-$45/hr.; OT, full benefits, full expenses

Note: This is a position based from home with extensive travel (80%) throughout the Western U.S.


Main Job Functions:

  • Perform inspections, troubleshooting and commissioning of switchgear
  • Conduct site surveys prior to engineering and service efforts to determine scope of work
  • Work with commercial and engineering teams to create schedules and installation plan
  • Coordinate and assist with equipment installation with site representatives
  • Perform site installation plan of industrial communications architectures, engineering, power distribution, and automation equipment
  • Program automation and protective relaying systems
  • Provide training for end users at customer sites
  • Travel to customer sites up to 80%

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience commissioning switchgear equipment
  • 3+ years of field service experience
  • Project management experience
  • Familiarity with IP networking concepts and communication protocols: TCP/Serial, Modbus, Ethernet/IP
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